Posted by ESC on October 16, 2004
In Reply to: Dog wins it posted by TheFallen on October 16, 2004
: : I often encounter this problem: I'd like to determine which are the most common "what"'s, eg: dog, parrot, 8-year-old aardvark, etc without ploughing through 34,800 hits on "sick as a"
: Googlefight is your answer - don't forget to use inverted commas... results as follows:-
: 1. "sick as a dog" 19,500 hits
: 2. "sick as a parrot" 4,130 hits
: 3. "sick as a pig" 450 hits
A couple of variations:
Sick as a fat dog.
Sick as a dog eating grass.